Category Archives: General Info

How Are Points On Your Driver’s License Calculated In New York?

Posted on by Matthew Hug

If you are convicted of a moving violation, the New York State DMV will assess points to your driver’s license. The calculation of your point total only includes points received in the past 18 months. PLEASE NOTE: The DMV calculates … Read More

New York Traffic Ticket: Annotated NYS Ticket

Posted on by Matthew Hug

This is a traffic ticket issued by the NYS Police: Upper Left Portion As you can see, this section details your “pedigree” information, such as your name, address, date of birth, driver’s license number and information about the vehicle you … Read More

Fines Increased for Texting and Driving

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On July 26, 2013, the fines for driving while texting or driving while operating a cell phone increased.  The fine for a first violation is now between $50.00 and $150.00 (up from $50.00); a second violation within 18 months will … Read More